It's always interesting to see what previous inhabitants have left behind, for better or worse. While not an apartment, RS & Q's new space in Clinton Hill has also had it's share of discoveries. Take a look behind the paper for a tiny peek at these finds after the jump.
In Kerry's words:
1. The tile floor original to the ice cream shop that once occupied the space in the 30's/40's
2. The original tin ceiling painted out white as we found it - leaving it in tact with a few minor repairs in spots
3. & 4. taking down the slat wall we uncovered super old wall paper in several spots here are a few picks - we are leaving it in tact behind the new wall surfacing.
5. some of the old wall paper uncovered includes ancient anaglypta wall coverings - how coincidental, we were spot on with the historical vibe! I saved a few scraps but it is mostly deteriorated and crumbling off...
The fact that some of these elements will be allowed to breathe through is a great way to make the space take on its own character. The initial space needed a lot of work, and these little photos in my box were a real tease. We're really looking forward to seeing how the final space comes together. Good look, guys!
matt at apartment therapy dot com